Lab Test : Luteinizing Hormone

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Includes:Luteinizing Hormone
Phone:(937) 641-3908
SQ Code:LH
Available:M-F first shift only
Turnaround:48 hours
Volume:1.0 mL
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Store samples at room temperature for no longer than 8 hours. If the assay is not completed within 48, freeze samples at -20 degrees C.
Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
Normal:See Table CH-3 for Tanner Stages.
Uses:LH and FSH play a critical role in maintaining the normal function of the male and female reproductive systems. Increased LH levels are associated with menopause, primary ovarian hypofunctions, and polycystic ovary disease in females and primary hypogonadism in males. Decreased LH levels are associated with primary ovarian hyperfunction in females and primary hypergonadism in males.
Method:Competitive chemiluminescence immunoassay

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